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George Hotel, Lichfield

12-14 Bird Street, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS13 6PR, UK
George Hotel, Lichfield George Hotel, Lichfield (01543) 414822 12-14 Bird Street Lichfield
89 out of 100% 7 votes
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  • Free Wifi
  • Disabled Rooms
  • Private Car Park
  • Gym
  • Public Transport Nearby

Enjoy the warm and friendly atmosphere of George Hotel which combines traditional hospitality with the best of modern amenities and a classic contemporary style.

Andrew SimpsonChairman
Rooms & Facilities
Facilities: swipe to see more
  • Free Wifi
  • Disabled Rooms
  • Private Car Park
  • Gym
  • Public Transport Nearby

Number of Bedrooms: 45

Parking Spaces: 40

Steps into Hotel: 0

Check In Time: 3pm

Check Out Time: 11am

The Best Western George Hotel in Lichfield is a charming Georgian former coaching inn full of character and located right in the heart of this historic city. This 3 star family owned and run hotel is just a 5 minute stroll from many of the city’s best attractions including the famous 12th century Lichfield Cathedral, Garrick Theatre and Beacon Park. Free car parking and free Wi-Fi are also available to all guests.

Each of the 45 ensuite bedrooms at the combine modern comfort and amenities with the building’s original architectural features and are furnished in a range of styles. When looking for accommodation in Lichfield the George hotel offers a great selection of room types, each as individual as the hotel itself, from standard singles to superiors and luxury four posters – all have excellent facilities so you’ll feel right at home and enjoy a great night’s sleep.

When looking for somewhere to dine in Lichfield the George Hotel offers plenty of dining options. Whether you choose a light snack, bar meal or a traditional afternoon tea in the Lounge Bar, hearty comfort food in the lunchtime carvery or modern British dining in Darwin’s restaurant you’ll enjoy delicious dishes created by the passionate and talented kitchen team.

As a hotel guest you are welcome to use the mini gym to help you relax and maintain your fitness whilst away from home.

The Best Western George Hotel offers great late deals and special offers on short breaks throughout the year. Book online today with My Hotel Break.

 

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Bedrooms

tick TV
tick Tea/Coffee
tick Iron/Board
tick Toiletries
tick Hairdryer
tick Telephone
tick Cots Supplied
tick Wifi
tick Family Room for 3
tick Family Room for 4
tick Walk In Showers

All of the 45 bedrooms available at the George Hotel have cotton sheets, ensuite bathrooms, flat screen televisions and free Wi-Fi.

Standard Rooms
Either single, double or twin, the standard rooms are furnished in a range of traditional styles to make you feel right at home.

Superior Rooms
The superior rooms are particularly spacious and include some little extras to make your stay special.

Four Poster Rooms
Perfect for a special occasion, the four poster rooms each have their own unique style.

Family Rooms
The family rooms can cater for up to two adults and two children in comfort.

Bar & Restaurant

tick Outdoor Dining Terrace

Contemporary and stylish, Darwin’s is a great place to relax in Lichfield and enjoy modern British dishes created with passion and style from the best of local, seasonal produce.

Darwin’s at The George is named after Erasmus Darwin (1731 – 1802), one of Lichfield’s most famous sons and self-professed lover of fine food.
Darwin’s restaurant at The George offers you a relaxed yet fun dining experience, each evening from 6pm. The chefs use only the highest quality seasonal produce, locally sourced wherever possible, to create innovative and delicious modern British food.

With dishes catering for a range of tastes and dietary requirements, and a wine list to suit all tastes and pockets, there really is something for everyone at Lichfield’s premier restaurant.

Opening Times
Monday-Sunday: 6:00pm-10:00pm

Sample Darwin's Menu

Carvery restaurant
The lunchtime carvery menu changes every day but always features the finest local produce from specially chosen suppliers. Choose the homemade soup or a selection from the salad bar to start, enjoy a roast with traditional trimmings or a Chef's special for the main course, and then a seasonal dessert and coffee to finish.

Opening hours
Breakfast: 07:00 - 09:00
Lunch: 12:00 - 14:00

Sample Carvery Menu

Lounge Bar
The cosy and stylish Lounge Bar is a great place to relax and catch up with friends for a quick coffee, a drink or a bar meal during the day and evening.

From 7am until 12pm you can enjoy a morning coffee, bacon sandwich or a freshly baked croissant or Danish pastry from our Breakfast selection, then until 9.30pm, choose from the extensive bar menu which features soup and sandwiches plus all your favourite pub classics like battered fish of the day, sausage and mash, chilli con carne, pasta dishes and salads.

The bar serves an extensive drinks selection, including a new gin menu which features a choice of over 30 premium gins; the George Hotel is also proud to be a featured venue on Lichfield’s Real Ale Trail which guides walkers around 10 historic pubs and hostelries in the city centre – you’ll always find a real ale on tap at this bar!

Opening Times
Monday-Sunday: 7am-11pm

Sample Menus
Lounge Bar Menu
Children's Menu
Gin Menu

Courtyard
The courtyard is the perfect spot to enjoy a drink or bar snack at any time of day – it’s a charming oasis of calm which sits right in the heart of the city. There are lots of solid wicker tables and chairs so everyone can find a spot to relax, enjoy the setting and savour a meal or a refreshing drink. What’s more, the huge heated canopies mean you can enjoy the alfresco experience, whatever the weather!

Leisure

tick Fitness Suite

The air conditioned mini gym is equipped with a rowing machine, an exercise bike, a cross trainer and dumbbells, so you can enjoy a complete body workout from early morning until late evening.

Entry to the mini gym is free for hotel guests; all you have to do is complete a registration form at reception and pick up the key.

 

Location & Directions

Directions to the George Hotel in Lichfield

Travelling by Train
On leaving the station immediately cross the road and turn left. At the traffic lights turn right. Where the road bends to the left, continue into the pedestrianised area. You will see The George hotel on your right. 

Travelling by Bus
Lichfield Bus Station is just a 5 minute walk away from The George. 

Travelling by Bicycle
The Sustrans cycle route 5 runs just past the end of Bird Street and we will be happy to store your bicycle for the duration of your stay, by prior arrangement. 

Travelling by Car
If using sat nav please tap in the postcode WS13 6PW – this will take you to Ego restaurant where you turn right (signposted for the public car park), then left into the car park. As you enter the car park turn right and the hotel car park is on your right.

Although car parking is free for guests of the hotel, please note that you do need to register for a permit for your car at Reception.

From North-West (Stafford)
Take the A51 via Rugeley to Lichfield. At the large traffic island with the Bowling Green in the centre, take the first exit, and then the first exit again leading into Swan Road.
*Where the road bends left into Beacon Street, turn right (signposted for the public car park). As you enter the car park turn right and the hotel car park is on your right.

From North-East (Derby)
Take the A38 past Burton and Alrewas, and then take the A5127 into Lichfield past Tesco and Aldi. Go straight on at the traffic lights by Richer Sounds. Go over one set of traffic lights and at the next set (just after the railway station) turn right. At the small roundabout turn right and proceed as above.

From South-West (Bromsgrove)
From the M5 join the M42 at junction 4a. At junction 9 either take the M6 Toll (instructions are shown below) or take the A446 and proceed as "From South-East".

From South-East (London)
Take the M6 until it meets the M42 then travel north on the M42 and take the exit for A446 which goes past the Belfry Golf Course on the right. You will come to a traffic island, take the northbound A38 to Lichfield. Stay on the A38 until the second island and the turn right onto the A5206 London Road, which leads to the A51 and Lichfield city centre. Go over two sets of traffic lights. At the small roundabout, turn right and proceed as above.*

From the M6 Toll Road
From the North:
Join the M6 Toll at Junction 11a of the M6. Exit at T5 on to the A5148. Take the first exit to the roundabout on to the A5026. Go over two sets of traffic lights. At the small roundabout turn right and proceed as above.*

From the South:
Join the M6 Toll at Junction 7a of the M42 or junction 4a of the M6. Exit at T4. At roundabout take the second exit on to the A38. At the next roundabout go straight over on to the A5026 and proceed as above.*

Notice Board

Hotel Notice Board

Due to the city centre location of this hotel some external noise may be heard.

Family Accommodation:
When making a reservation for a family room the
rate quoted will be based on 2 adults only. Additional children or adults added to this room will be added to the total cost at the hotel. Please keep this in mind checking out at the hotel.

Things to See and Do
tick Walking
tick Cycling
tick Horse Racing
tick Golf in Local Area
tick Climbing

Lichfield is a wonderful city to explore. With the city parks, magnificent Lichfield Cathedral, museums and independent shops, you can spend a day wandering this 800-year-old city.

All the places of interest in Lichfield are within easy walking distance from the George Hotel and there are also a great number of top attractions easily accessible by car, bus or rail.

Things to see and do while staying at the George Hotel in Lichfield

Lichfield City Sculpture Trail
Beacon Park - Distance from The George Hotel: approx just a few hundred yards
Lichfield Markets - Distance from The George Hotel: 0.2 miles
Erasmus Darwin House - Distance from The George Hotel: approx 0.18 miles
Arthur Price Factory Shop - Distance from The George Hotel: 2.2 miles
Wall Roman Site - Distance from The George Hotel: approx 3.5 miles
Heart of the Country Village - Distance from The George Hotel: approx 4 miles
Chasewater Light Railway - Distance from The George Hotel: approx 6.5 miles
National Memorial Arboretum - Distance from The George Hotel: approx 7.62 miles
Snow Dome - Distance from The George Hotel: approx 8 miles
Thomas Land at Drayton Manor Theme Park - Distance from The George Hotel: approx 9.06 miles
The New Art Gallery, Walsall - Distance from The George Hotel: approx 11 miles
The National Brewing Centre - Distance from The George Hotel: 13.9 miles
Twycross Zoo - Reduced price tickets available from Reception for hotel guests. Distance from The George Hotel: approx 21.9 miles
Alton Towers Theme Park - Distance from The George Hotel: approx 39.63 miles
Lichfield Cathedral - Distance from The George Hotel: approx 0.1 miles
The Old Guildhall Prison Cells - Distance from The George Hotel: 0.5 miles
The Garrick Theatre - Distance from The George Hotel: approx 0.51 miles
Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum - Distance from The George Hotel: approx 2 miles
Curborough Antiques & Crafts Centre - Distance from The George Hotel: 2.5 miles
Staffordshire Regiment Museum - Distance from The George Hotel: approx 3.55 miles
Chasewater Country Park - Distance from The George Hotel: 7.2 miles
Tamworth Castle - Distance from The George Hotel: approx 7.83 miles
Drayton Manor Theme Park - Distance from The George Hotel: approx 9.06 miles
Cannock Chase, Go Ape! - Distance from The George Hotel: approx 10 miles
National Forest Adventure Farm - Distance from The George Hotel: 12.9 miles
Birmingham City Centre - Distance from The George Hotel: approx 20 miles
CONKERS - Distance from The George Hotel: approx 23.8 miles

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